drones


The Gatwick drone incident: technology outpaces policy

Karl D. Stephan | 07 January 2019 | FEATURES |  
tags: drones, technology


Can we trust killer robots and drones to act ethically in future wars?

Heather Zeiger | 31 August 2018 | FEATURES |  
tags: drones, ethics of war, just war, killer robots


What’s wrong with police drones?

Karl D. Stephan | 15 June 2018 | FEATURES |  
tags: drones, police, privacy


Home deliveries: Is anybody there?

Joanna Roughton | 17 October 2016 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: drones, home-making, stay-at-home Mom


When is it ethical for police and the military to use killer robots?

Heather Zeiger | 15 August 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: drones, ethics of warfare, robot ethics, robots
Does death become more moral if it is low cost and risk-free?


Drone Delivers to Doorstep: What Next?

Karl D. Stephan | 31 March 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: drones, employment, engineering ethics, technology
The rapid advance of commercial drone technology.


Elite media ignore civilians killed by US drone strikes

Jeff Bachman | 29 October 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: drones, New York Times, Washington Post
The New York Times and Washington Post are reporting government claims uncritically.


New data shows drones killed hundreds of Pakistani civilians

Philip Di Salvo | 03 June 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: drones, ethics of warfare, Pakistan, targeted assassination
There is a heavy humanitarian cost to US strikes.


Killing Americans abroad: has Obama’s policy changed?

Matthew Sussex | 18 February 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: Barack Obama, drones, targeted assassination, United States
The ethics of execution without a trial need to be debated.


With malice toward some

Michael Stokes Paulsen | 16 August 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: Abraham Lincoln, drones, US Civil War
Lincoln’s command to kill Confederate prisoners in retaliation for massacres of black Union soldiers—helps frame our view of presidential military power.


An arms craze: drones to lasers

Paul Rogers | 03 June 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: arms race, drones, weapons
The United States, Israel and other military powers continue to seek the perfect weapon, from drones to lasers. They forget how the story ends.


The empathy gap

John Tirman | 02 April 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: Afghanistan, drones, Iraq
Where is the sympathy for the civilian victims of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan?


Kill list: what we know so far about drone strikes

Cora Currier | 08 March 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: drones, ProPublica, warfare
The U.S. campaign against militants in Pakistan, Yemen, and Somalia is shrouded in secrecy. But some facts are known.


Hellfire, morality and strategy

George Friedman | 20 February 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: drones, ethics of warfare, United States
The use of drones may be legal under international war, but it is leading the US into unknown territory.


The US needs to debate targeted killing with drones

Michael Cook | 11 September 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: 2012 elections, Barack Obama, drones, targeted assassination
Are drones really compatible with "our traditions of rule of law and due process", as President Obama claims?


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